Alienware X51 R2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics2.66% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemAlienware X51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0PGRP5
Memory1.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150511
Uptime7.2 Days
Run DateJul 10 '21 at 04:22
Run Duration211 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790-$226
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
68.9% Good
Memory 78.5
1-Core 97.2
2-Core 187
71% 121 Pts
4-Core 320
8-Core 482
52% 401 Pts
64-Core 520
35% 520 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Dell(1028 05D7) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4549
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
2.66% Terrible
Lighting 3.5
Reflection 40.3
Parallax 5.9
3% 16.6 fps
MRender 6.5
Gravity 2.4
Splatting 4.6
2% 4.5 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.66%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$68
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MX4OABX0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 137 132 128 131 111 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
67.9% Good
Read 116
Write 27.9
Mixed 45.6
SusWrite 121
57% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
109% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 109%
WD My Passport 25E1 1TB
861GB free, PID 25e1
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 112 114 112 112 115 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
64.1% Good
Read 131
Write 113
Mixed 82.2
SusWrite 113
146% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 6.5
4K Mixed 0.6
248% 3 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451U6BFR8C-PB 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
46.2% Average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 16.3
MC Mixed 14.8
46% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 14.2
SC Mixed 12
36% 12.4 GB/s
Latency 83.3
48% 83.3 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 59%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 10 3 0 60 21.7" 1280 720 GSM5AB8 LG IPS FULLHD
Typical X51 R2 Builds (Compare 2,836 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: Alienware X51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $366
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